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Pilot examines competency-based advancement in medical education

Residency Program Alert, December 1, 2013

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Four years of medical school and three years of residency training is the traditional pathway to becoming a pediatrician. But this year, a small group of educators and students will start testing a less time-oriented approach to medical education. As part of the Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum pilot, a project sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), a small group of learners will advance through medical school and residency based on demonstrated competence rather than time.

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